Supply Chain Specialist 2

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.





  • Handle inbound/outbound customs matters and application of import/export licenses
  • Shipment tracking and handle shipment exceptions
  • Shipment and route planning
  • Work with internal/external stakeholders for shipment requests
  • Manage 3PL/Logistics Providers’ performance
  • Freight cost and transit time analysis
  • Preparation and presentation of reports
  • Any other duties as required



  • Customs Knowledge:
    • 1 year of working knowledge liaising with Penang customs on import/export declaration and agent appointment.
    • Familiar with HTS code and able to advise requesters on the code to use based on item description that will enable the shipment to clear at minimum tax rate.
    • Familiar with Strategic Goods shipment requirements.
    • Able to identify commodity that requires import/export license.
    • Experience in applying for import/export license, single use and bulk license.


  • Logistics Experience:
    • 3 years of logistics operations experience (Handling 3PLs, freight forwarders, agents, warehouse personnel, etc).
    • Experience in handling shipments exceptions, especially for air-freight shipments.
    • Strong understanding of incoterms, shipment terms and shipment execution.


  • Language:
    • Proficiency in English language, able to read, understand and reply to emails in English independently.


  • Software Skills:
    • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel. Able to design simple report format using formulas for shipment tracking.
    • IT savvy, can learn to use new software while on the job.


  • Soft Skills:
    • Comfortable to work with people from different countries and level through face-to-face, phone calls, emails and other virtual mediums.
    • Also to work from home independently while maintaining or increasing work output without reminders.
    • Good teamwork spirit. Able to work overtime, and on weekends/public holidays as required. Overtime is required on Christmas and Deepavali, non-negotiable due to work requirements, other public holidays/weekends are by team rotation. 
    • Proactive and fast learner. Able to learn on the job and acquire new skills or knowledge without handholding.
    • Meticulous while not losing the big picture
  • Some supervisory experience managing junior operations staff.
  • Experience in using SAP system.
  • Able to read and write in Bahasa to liaise with local authorities.
  • Experience working in a MNC environment and comfortable with remote reporting.
  • Residing on Penang island or willing to relocate to a nearby area as work location is in Penang FTZ.



Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma. Advantage in field – Logistics & Transportation / Supply Chain. Candidates with certification in other discipline but has more than 6 years actual logistics operations work experience will also be considered.



Penang, Malaysia

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV 



Requisition Number: 104621 
Country/Region/Location: Malaysia State/Province: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: 
Supply Chain  

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